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Graduate Job Retailer Relationship Graduate

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: STAG01
Salary: £16,500 per annum  

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Stag Bakeries Ltd, an independently owned bakery based in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, is recruiting for a graduate for a 12 month role to drive additional retailer and consumer sales activity.

As a company, Stag Bakeries have set themselves ambitious targets for the forthcoming year and having a better understanding of their supply chain and our brand within this will be crucial to achieving these.

They are seeking a graduate who can build relationships with retailers, from local to international and gather information in an organised and methodical way that can be used to inform business strategy. The ultimate aim of this project to maximise the impact of the Stag brand within speciality retail. The graduate will work alongside the Sales Manager and co-ordinate activity and relevant feedback with them. An important element of this role will involve the design of marketing media and a background in graphic design is desirable therefore.

The graduate should be able to apply marketing principles and as part of a small company will be expected to undertake a number of tasks involved in the implementation of the company’s marketing plan as well as updating this documentation over time. The successful graduate will be one who can show initiative and drive much of the company’s marketing activity.

Specific tasks of the role will include:

• Build retailer relationships and introduce the Stag brand and product range.
• Manage the company database and information held within
• Review, co-ordinate and implement activity within company marketing plan
• Design work for company marketing material
• Identify new business opportunities from customer contact and feedback

This position is part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund.

Skills/Experience

Essential:
• Business/marketing related degree
• Personable, positive attitude
• Shows initiative
• Creative thinker
• Good attention to detail

Desirable:
• Graphic Design skills
• Gaelic speaker
• Industry experience

Benefits

As part of this TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from a team within Highlands and Islands Enterprise and also access a four day residential course training focussed on employability and business skills.

Additional Info

Closing date:  7th July 2013

Location: Scotland

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